Bakhtiar rugs are named after the Bakhtiar nomads. The weaving tradition of Bakhtiar nomads is influenced by Persian (Lori) tradition. These rugs are famous for its hardwearing nature. The nomads use their own sheep to harvest wool. They also beat the knots harder to create a lovely thick and durable Bakhtiar rug.
Bakhtiars are identified by the squared boxes, each contains a symbol of God, divinity, well wishes and more symbols. This particular rug has the famous pattern of Khesti (garden motif). The rug is divided into squares with plants and animals, symbolising the Persian garden.
The typical colours are brown and red. The knots are mostly symmetrical, with density of ranges from 100 knots per square inch to 200 knots per square inch. This rug’s knots are roughly 100 to 120 knots per square inch.
The use of Bakhtiars are highly versatile. Given the hardwearing nature and autumn colours schemes, these rugs can be placed anywhere you like! They work well in the entrance hall. Dirt does not show up easily on these rugs. They are perfect for placing underneath furniture. They are also ideal for dining rooms. No pulling or dragging of chairs or tables can hurt a sturdy rug like Bakhtiar. Pets cannot cause structural harm to these Bakhtiars either. In general, Bakhtiars are both aesthetically pleasing and practical for everyday use.